40a 40b

Thanks for putting this on!!


  • Base: 20” x 20”
  • Seat: 16.5” x 16.5”
  • Height: 26 3/4”
  • Angles: 5°


  • 3/4” Baltic Birch Plywood
  • Pocket Hole Screws

Greatest Challenge

Not too many challenges involved in this stool. I wanted to build something fairly easy that I could share with my followers. I suppose the greatest challenge would be the time it took to shape the router templates.


For my design I wanted to build something that’s repeatable and could also double as a bar stool. So I chose Baltic birch plywood for my material with the idea of being able to build the entire stool with just a half-sheet (4’x4′). To make it repeatable, I needed to first make templates for the front and sizes out of MDF and use a router with a pattern bit and cut out shapes. I purposely made the front/back stretchers a different height from the side stretchers for comfort options on where you can place your feet while sitting. For easy movement around the shop I cut out a hole that can be used as a handle.


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